1. Winged Invasion

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    from Lisa Sorg Added 90 0 0

    In 1969–1970, millions of blackbirds inexplicably descended on Scotland Neck, North Carolina. The filth, noise and smell prompted town officials to seek federal intervention to get rid of the…

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    • Welcome To Sylvan Heights Bird Park

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      from Kyle Kettler Added 51 0 0

      The welcoming video played inside the lobby of Sylvan Heights Bird Park, in Scotland Neck, North Carolina.

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      • Winged Invasion: The Blackbirds of Scotland Neck

        08:50

        from Center for Documentary Studies Added 351 1 0

        They shot firecrackers, banged pots and pans, even doused the offenders with soap and water dropped from airplanes: With help from the federal government, Scotland Neck residents tried to shoo away…

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        • Sylvan Heights of Scotland Neck

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          from Center for Documentary Studies Added 567 1 0

          Sylvan Heights Bird Park and Breeding Center is the largest waterfowl park in the United States. It gives visitors an unforgettable, up-close experience with over 2,000 ducks, geese, swans, and other…

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          • The Story of Scout Pond

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            from Center for Documentary Studies Added 521 1 0

            Dug with hand tools by Scotland Neck boy scouts and local farmers during the Depression, the Scout Pond was a center of activity every summer for hundreds of area citizens for nearly forty years.…

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            • School Days: Education in Halifax County Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

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              from Center for Documentary Studies Added 345 0 0

              This film focuses on the opportunities and challenges of schools in Halifax County. It traces their evolution from segregation through desegregation and up to the present day, and also looks to the…

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              • Regeneration Development Group

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                from Center for Documentary Studies Added 88 0 0

                Phyllis Chavis and the Regeneration Development Group offer career counseling, support, and training to residents of Scotland Neck. How does their “personal touch” help job seekers struggling…

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                • 1280

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                  from Center for Documentary Studies Added 217 0 0

                  A portrait of local business owner Leroy Powell. Alongside his son Duane, Leroy owns and manages a barbershop and a gospel radio station. Durham native Jon Ricker is a certificate student at CDS.…

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                  • Regeneration Development Group

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                    from Susan Barco Added 78 0 0

                    Phyllis Chavis and the Regeneration Development Group offer career counseling, support and training to residents of Scotland Neck. What does their "personal touch" mean to job-seekers who…

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                    • Growing Peanuts in Halifax County

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                      from Michelle Lotker Added 116 0 0

                      A work in progress, this project was started before the peanut planting and growing season began so I will be going back throughout the year to film more of the process.

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